University of Pittsburgh
August 31, 2005

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Sept. 15-21

The following events are open to the public.
Contact:  412-624-4147


9/16 Derrick Bell, distinguished lecturer and scholar in Pitt's School of Law for the 2005-06 year, will deliver a lecture in honor of Constitution Day titled "The Issue of Constitutional Relevance" at 2:30 p.m. in the School of Law Courtroom, Barco Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-648-1400.

9/16 Nabil R. Adam, a professor in the Department of Management Science and Information Systems at Rutgers University, N.J., will host a Laboratory of Education and Research on Security Assured Information Systems (LERSAIS) Seminar at

2 p.m., Room 404, Information Science Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit or call 412-624-5230.

9/20 Dan Simpson, former U.S. Ambassador to Libya and associate editor at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, will moderate a panel discussion on United Nations Reform at 3 p.m., Room 2500, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. Panel participants include Graduate School of Public and International Affairs professor Charli Carpenter, Schuyler Foerster of the World Affairs Council, and Jeffrey Laurenti, senior fellow at the Century Foundation. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Global Studies Program and Global Solutions Pittsburgh. For more information, contact Helen Thomay at 412-624-2918.


9/19 An International Photo Exhibition and contest featuring student photographs from around the world will begin its two-week showcase at 9 a.m. in the Kimbo Art Gallery, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Study Abroad Office. For more information,

e-mail Freya Kridle at


9/17 Pitt's Amnesty International group will screen Seoul Train, directed by Jim Butterworth, at 7:30 p.m., Room 120, Lawrence Hall, 3942 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The event is part of Amnesty International USA's Film Festival. For more information, call 412-665-1714. General information on the film festival can be found at


9/21 Dance instructor Marlon Silva will give free salsa dance lessons in honor of the upcoming 26th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Festival at

9:15 p.m. in Posvar Hall's Fist Floor Galleria, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Luz Amanda Villada at 412-648-7394.


9/18 As part of the Heinz Chapel Organ Concert Series, Charles Heaton will give a free performance at 3 p.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. General information about the concert series can be found at